Nevada Public Health and Safety
Sec. § 459.755
Use of Contingency Account for Hazardous Materials to pay for costs of cleaning and decontamination of area affected by spill, accident or motor vehicle crash.


If the person responsible for hazardous material involved in a spill, accident or motor vehicle crash does not act promptly and appropriately to clean and decontaminate the affected area, and if the inaction of the person presents an imminent and substantial hazard to human health, public safety, any property or the environment, money from the Contingency Account for Hazardous Materials may be expended to pay the costs of:

1.

Responding to a spill of or an accident or motor vehicle crash involving hazardous material;

2.

Coordinating the efforts of state, local and federal agencies responding to a spill of or an accident or motor vehicle crash involving hazardous material;

3.

Managing the cleaning and decontamination of an area for the disposal of hazardous material or the site of a spill of or an accident or motor vehicle crash involving hazardous material; or

4.

Removing or contracting for the removal of hazardous material which presents an imminent danger to human health, public safety or the environment.
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Nov. 17, 2019